Biography of George Johnston
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JOHNSTON, George; born, Taylor, Cortland Co., N. Y., Aug. 20, 1851; son of Rev. Isaac and Jane Louise (Camp) Johnston; educated in public schools and Adrian College, Mich.; married, May 20, 1883, Carrie R. Hendrickson, of Ann Arbor, Mich. Began as commercial traveler, handling optical goods; founded the Johnston Optical Co., manufacturing and wholesale opticians, 1876, and since president and treasurer same. Republican. Presbyterian. Member Detroit Board of Commerce. Mason. Clubs: Detroit Boat, Detroit Country. Recreation: golf. Office: 66-68 State St. Residence: 468 Woodward Ave.

From:
The Book of Detroiters
A Biographical Dictionary
Of Leading Living Men
Of The City of Detroit

Second Edition 1914
Edited By: Albert Nelson Marquis
A. N. Marquis & Company
Chicago 1914.

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